Posts Tagged ‘ side effects ’

I can see the headlines. Its because chiropractors are prescribing Diclofenac to the wrong people.

September 15, 2010
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I can see the headlines. Its because chiropractors are prescribing Diclofenac to the wrong people.

Study links Diclofenac to strokes By Alison Caldwell Updated Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:20pm AEST Video: Study links painkiller to strokes (7pm TV News NSW) There are calls today for one of Australia’s top-selling painkillers to be banned, after another study linked it to an increased chance of stroke in healthy people. Commonly sold...

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A true skeptic does not reserve their skepticism for alternative and complementary medicine.

September 8, 2010
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A true skeptic does not reserve their skepticism for alternative and complementary medicine.

  The article below was published in Pulse “MHRA under pressure to withdraw Rosiglitazone”.  and another article was published earlier in the week in the Independent newspaper This is another example of why “evidence” does not necessarily make something true and should be the principle guideline for scope of practice. It is also interesting...

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A bad week for mediparactors wishing to prescribe.

August 13, 2010
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A bad week for mediparactors wishing to prescribe.

Things have been so bad with the BCA/GCC alliance  lately, I may have lost sight of the bigger picture and why I would always choose a skilled adjustment before drugs and certainly drugs prescribed by a medipractor. Thanks to  the comment by “le saucisson chocolat” for getting me back on track.  Skeptic Andy Lewis...

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Increased risk of heart attack posed by use of NSAIDS

June 2, 2006
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When these reports come out, I always thing of the charges the GCC. brought against Jesper Jensen and Waren Gage; That they were misleading the public telling them "they should avoid drugs if possible". Study spells out heart attack risk posed by painkillers · Problem found with patients on high doses · Authors stress...

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